Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

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Iran Missile Tests Possible Violation of U.S. Sanctions, U.N. Resolutions

Iran conducted another round of illegal ballistic missile tests on Tuesday, and they may prove to be an even more egregious violation of sanctions than the launch in October. Iran openly defied the United Nations and United States — which an Iranian general described as “our main enemy” — and threatened to walk away from President Obama’s nuclear deal.

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Iran to Withdraw 2,500 Troops from Syria

Iran, prompted by a decision reached by the Islamic Republic’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and President Hassan Rouhani, is reportedly withdrawing 2,500 Iranian Revolutionary Guards (IRGCs) and Basiji paramilitary combat soldiers deployed to Syria.